Àger, land of frontiers and battles.
In the heart of Vall d’Àger, at the highest point of the village of Àger, is the old canonical residence of St. Pere: An 11th century site: a church, cloister and different areas all surrounded by a wall which dominates the whole valley.
At the beginning of the 8th century the Vall d’Àger came under Islamic rule. It wasn’t until the 11th century that the Christians, under the command of Arnau Mir de Tost reconquered the lands and castles. Pere d’Àger has suffered with the passing years and wars: the Catalan Revolt (1640-1652), and the Wars of Spanish Succession (1701-1714). There were also sieges and looting during the Seven years’ War (1756-1763) and the Peninsular War (1808-1814).
We recommend the guided tours organized by Àger town council.
The visit includes the Collegiate Church and a walk round the streets of Àger, all lasting an hour and a half. If you are a group, you can book a private tour at a time to suit you.